Izmir, is a modern city with a lot of shopping to offer including lots of brands which will be instantly recognizable.
Originally built around the 17th century the name Kemeralti (under arches) comes from the fact that the streets were covered with arches with shops below.
Today, you can find modern business centres, stores, movie theatres and cafeterias. Also, traditional Turkish handicrafts, ceramic ware, wooden objects, clothing, leather and kilims, not to mention food and fish for your daily shopping are part of the selection.
Traditional Turkish handicrafts
Impressive caravanserai: Kızlarağası Hanı
Famous Turkish Coffee
Alsancak is one of the centres of Izmir and an elegant and exquisite residential area. The neighbourhood stretches along the waterfront, called Kordon, lined up with bars and fine restaurants. Also along the waterfront visitors can enjoy a pedestrian promenade with boutique shops offering a breathtaking view of the Aegean Sea.